Komo - English/Swahili/French


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bambea v fasten, attach -bandika coller, fixer Bánaobambea bojede ka mkpa. One does not attach misfortune to someone.
bamboa v go around, pass by without visiting
bamɛnyɛ-mɛnyɛ n mist, drizzle, spray mvua ndogondogo pluie fine
banayi inf. var. of munayi
banga v fear, avoid, respect -ogopa, -epuka na, -heshimu craindre, éviter, respecter der. bangisa
bangɛa₁ n body decorations mapambo ornements du corps
bangɛa₂ n mode of burial aina ya maziko mode de sépulture
bangisa (der. of banga) v 1frighten -ogofisha épouvanter Kipha, baniki báobangisa badhabɔ. Nighttime, children frighten their friends. 2cause to respect
baniki inf. var. of miki
baniki-boko inf. var. of miki-moko
baniki-nke inf. var. of miki-nke
baningina n earthquake tetemeko ya nchi tremblement de terre Ka nji nengbo, baningina aogusa bendu. In some countries, earthquakes cause houses to fall.
banja n sign, mark alama signe Bake báosaka banja ka mbeka. The women inscribe a mark on the pots.
bankaa n mine
bankɛngɛa n rust -kutu rouille Ngɔa aogua na bankɛngɛa. Metal falls into rust.
baoka v thunder
baokaoka poss poetic term of address for the leaders of the cult of úmbá wenye cheo terme d'addresse poétique pour les détenteurs du rite de úmbá
baɔi- inf. var. of nɔi--